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Confused Catt. percivaliana

This is a discussion on Confused Catt. percivaliana within the **NOT IN BLOOM** All Genera forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; This species normally blooms around Christmas. This plant gave me a single flower in January, ...

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    Default Confused Catt. percivaliana

    This species normally blooms around Christmas. This plant gave me a single flower in January, but now has 2 growths with 3 buds each. The first is about to open. I guess it's Christmas in June .



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    Hi Susan...Not to worry...Just ENJOY it. From the looks of it, I'm sure that it will be wonderful. Wish all MY CATTLEYAS would kindly bloom twice a year! LOL! Betty :-)

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    I would love such surprises !! By the way, have you cut off the sheath or it happened naturally?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Halloamey View Post
    I would love such surprises !! By the way, have you cut off the sheath or it happened naturally?
    I cut the sheath off. The top of the sheath looked a bit twisted, so I didn't want to risk having the buds get caught and stuck. Some people cut sheaths on a routine basis, but I don't always.

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    It's now Christmas in June. Three of the buds are open.









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    Oh, Susan that is really beautiful! I say, does it matter that it's NOT Christmas? I think not...Enjoy! Betty :-)

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    Its Christmas for me !! Lovely flowers ! Thanks for posting !

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    I'll take flowers any time I can get them . I did take her to my local orchid society meeting the other night and she did raise a few eyebrows and questions .

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